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Famous Seafood

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Southern/Soul
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

famousseafood.com

Prices

$9-$24

Payment Methods

Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

This venue is closed.

Music exec Don Pooh saw an unfilled niche for quick seafood and filled it. His Famous Seafood chain takes a southern slant, specializing in fresh, never-frozen fish and soul food sides. Meals are cooked to order despite the fast-food trappings; a human touch sets the tone from the start, when cashiers ask for customers’ names to place an order. Fried catfish and whiting are plump under an appealing, peppery-crisp breading—cooking in corn oil keeps the grease level to a minimum, although an extra-creamy tartar sauce packs a rich punch. Diners seeking healthier options can choose steamed red snapper or blue fish, with yellow rice and steamed vegetables, or steamed and fried crab, plump shrimp, and lobster tails. Skip the crinkle-cut fries in favor of spot-on hearty mac ’n’ cheese. Homemade lemonade and sweet iced tea join red velvet cake and sweet potato pie as additional markers of southern authenticity.

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